Benjamin Cherner is the son of the furniture designer Norman Cherner and co-founder of the Cherner Chair Company, sole authorized licensor of Norman Cherner’s designs. Benjamin heads the multi-disciplinary design studio Chernerdesign and designed the Cherner Table, inspired by and made to correspond with his father’s famous pieces. His most recent work, a duplex penthouse in New York's East Village has been featured in Dwell magazine and the New York Open House tour. Benjamin Cherner is a registered Architect in New York and Connecticut and holds degrees in Architecture from Arizona State university and Columbia University. He lives in New York City with his wife the landscape architect Emma O'Neill, and their two children Zelda and Bram.